Learn more about Chiang Mai

  • General Information

    General Information on Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, the city Chiang Mai is the largest city of Nothern Thailand and also the capital of the province of the same name, Chiang Mai. The city, built on the Ping river, stands among the highest mountains

  • Loy Krathong and Yee Peng Festivals

    Loy Krathong (ลอยกระทง), the festival of lights, is one of the major festival in Thailand, especially in the Northern part of the country. The festival occurs during the 12th full moon night of the Thai lunar calendar, which generally falls in November.

  • Songkran Festival

    The Songkran festival is famous in Thailand for its huge water wars, especially in Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand. Yet, Songkran is a very old festival and its origins go back centuries ago.

  • The life of Stray Dogs and Cats in Chiang Mai

    Street dogs have been part of Thai culture for hundreds of years. Most of the dogs aren't owned in the way one would think of it in the west. The dogs just 'hang out' on the streets, but they have their own territory.

  • Useful Phone Numbers in Chiang Mai

    Phone numbers to keep at hand while you stay in Chiang Mai. Hospitals, credits cards, consulates, if you need a phone number, there is a big chance you will find it here!

  • The Chiang Mai Night Bazaar

    There are markets, and there are night markets. And then, there’s the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. Bargain hunters and shopaholics visiting Thailand will always be out for the best deals in town, and nothing quite compares to the kinds of items, bargains,...